vapor barrier detail

vapor barrier detail

Postby hawaii » Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:12 pm

does anyone has details showing the correct placement of the vapor barrier per climate?
so much discussions about this...I need the right answer.
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Re: vapor barrier detail

Postby GEA » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:25 am

The vapor barrier should be placed on the warm side of the exterior wall. In cold climates, that's inside the insulation. In warm climates, that is outside of the insulation.
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Re: vapor barrier detail

Postby Raja » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:20 pm

Hey guys, check out Joe Lstiburek, building science guru. This article addresses this topic specifically. And PDD will surely ask you this question so you should know how to solve. ... r-barriers
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